"Pubd. as the Act directs May 10th 1782 by Wm. Humphrey N. 227 Strand."
A three-quarter length portrait of Arne (1710-1778) standing in profile to the right at a keyboard instrument. The exaggeration of his elongated melancholy face and the position of the hands give the character of a caricature. He wears a bag-wig and sword
NASMRB copy mq1702953 housed with: The balloon / composed by Mr. [Michael] Arne. Thomas Augustine Arne was the father of Michael Arne